1 Submit Your Ideas Online:
Online entries close on 28 February 2019. You can apply online and submit a video of no longer than 3 minutes explaining your business and including the following:
After all the submissions are received, 10 participants will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:
Shortlisted participants will be prepared to pitch to a Santam panel of judges.
The shortlisted participants will pitch to a panel of Santam judges on 28 March 2019 at a showcase event where 5 finalists will be selected.
4 Engagement with Santam
The 5 finalists will be given the opportunity to engage with Santam to prove their business case as well as participate in LaunchLab programmes if needed.
5 Final Showcase and Pilot
The 5 finalists will again pitch to a Santam panel of judges and one winning startup will be chosen by Santam and receive R200,000 in seed funding to pilot with Santam.
Should Santam choose to invest, depending on the investment vehicle and business assessment, funding and contractual elements of the new business will be discussed. Please refer to the participation terms and conditions for further info.